PTA Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer training will take place 15 minutes prior to your designated volunteer heat time. Rikki Pierotti is the Leopard Laps Volunteer Coordinator and will be you trainer and point of contact during the day of the event.
All School Swag and Prizes
Lockwood Leopard Laps t-shirt for each student
Meet the goal of $75,000
All school pizza and donut party!!
Lucky will also be there and maybe something else special will happen....you never know!
Thank you for participating in the Leopard Laps Fundraising event!
Past Volunteer Events Include:
School Pictures- organize volunteers to coordinate classrooms picture-taking time.
Staff Appreciation-organize treat sign-ups and volunteers to help set up appreciation events.
Movie Night Lead - organize the family movie night including: selecting an appropriate movie, marketing the event (flyers, submission to Weekly newsletter, etc), arrange food to be sold at the event and coordinating volunteers to sell food or other day of tasks.
Family Dance Lead - organize the family dance including: theme selection, marketing the event (flyers, submission to Weekly newsletter, etc), arrange food to be sold at the event and coordinating volunteers to sell tickets and other day of event tasks.
Game Night Lead - organize the family game night including: selecting and organizing games from Lockwood PTA's game collection and marketing the event (flyers, submission to Weekly newsletter, etc).
Science Fair Lead - organize the science fair, including: communicating and working with teachers and Lockwood staff regarding science fair timeline and plans; marketing the event and participation instructions to Lockwood families through flyers and online promotion (Weekly, Facebook, etc); collecting registrations and coordinating the distribution of display boards to student participants; planning hands on activities for the evening event using either parent or community volunteers; organizing set up of student projects on the day of event.
Egg Drop Lead - organize the egg drop, including: communicating and working with Lockwood teachers and staff regarding egg drop timeline and plans; marketing the event and participation instructions to Lockwood families through flyers and online promotion (Weekly, Facebook, etc); coordinating with the fire department to choose a date and time that they are available for the event, organizing check in and drops on the day of the event. (Egg Drop usually occurs in Spring)
Spelling Bee Lead - organize the spelling bee, including: using supplied materials and outline to implement a spelling bee program, communicating and working with Lockwood teachers and staff regarding timeline and plans; marketing the event and participation instructions to Lockwood families through flyers and online promotion (Weekly, Facebook, etc);
Earth Day Event - organize an event to celebrate Earth Day
Bingo Night & Raffle Lead - coordinate our bingo night and raffle, including: theme selection, working with Sponsorship and Prize Procurement Lead to determine prizes and raffle offerings; marketing the event (flyers, submission to Weekly newsletter, etc), arrange food to be sold at the event and coordinating volunteers to sell tickets and other day of event tasks.
Book Fair Lead - organize the Scholastic Book Fair in coordination with the Lockwood Librarian, including: coordinating volunteers and assisting in marketing the event to Lockwood families through flyers and online promotion (Weekly, Facebook, etc)
After School Enrichment Coordinator - organize after school enrichment programs for Lockwood students by coordinating with outside vendors, facilitating student registration and recruiting parent volunteers for each session to comply with Lockwood PTA's insurance requirements.
Drama Club - coordinate the fall and spring drama club programs, including: working with vendors to plan and schedule the sessions; facilitating student registration and recruiting parent volunteers to assist with the performances as needed.
Leopard Laps - assist with lap counting, event set-up/clean-up, cheering, and popsicle station.
Read-a-thon - assist the librarian and teachers to help students achieve reading hour classroom or personal goals.
Dine-Outs - hand out flyers as needed.
Book Fair - assist the librarian as needed.
Event Concessions - assist with event set-up, popcorn pickup from AMC partners, replenish concession stock, manage communication between the treasurer and the pizza vendor, track/report inventory, handle cash & credit card transactions. (hours per event 4-6).
School & Student Support
Morning Traffic - assist with morning drop off once per week from 9:10-9:30.
Hospitality - coordinate snacks for PTA General Meetings and other small events throughout the year.
Health Screening - coordinate volunteers to assist with health screening day as needed
Snacks for SBA Testing - coordinate the purchase of snacks to be available to teachers for students during SBA testing
Parent Enrichment - coordinate speakers or educational programs for Lockwood PTA members. This can be done in collaboration with other local PTAs or as an event just for Lockwood members. Ideally we would be able to offer 2-3 events per year.
Yearbook Photographers - take pictures throughout the year at Lockwood activities and events.
Yearbook Designer - help design the layout of the yearbook pages
Staff Appreciation - plan and implement staff appreciation events (lunches, treats, celebrations, etc) for Lockwood staff throughout the year
Library Liaison/Book Fair Coordinator - Work with the Lockwood librarian to recruit volunteers to help in the library during the school day and to coordinate the fall book fair.
Financial Review Committee - meets 2x year to review the Lockwood PTA financial documents for compliance (Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per review)
Golden Acorn Committee - solicits nominations from our community for our annual recognition awards in the spring, selects the winners, purchases prizes or certificates and presents these awards at our May General Membership Meeting (Time Commitment: 4-6 hours)
Nomination Committee - recruit candidates for the next year's executive committee, including President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer (committee is active in the winter, Time Commitment: 4-8 hours)
PBIS Program & PAWS Ticket Committee - helping with weekly or monthly PAWS ticket drawings for students and promotion of the PAWS ticket program. Assist PTA PBIS Rep with other related programs and events such as the recess Happiness Party in the spring.
Other Ways to Get Involved
Do none of these seem right for you but you would still like to be involved? Or maybe you prefer to just help out the day of the event? Please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to our volunteer email list.